Welcome to Stewart Island & Sails Ashore +64 3 219 1151 tait@sailsashore.co.nz

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Port Adventure

Poti Wetaai …..   “Insect Corner” 


Port Honduras  …… Named for the sealer “Honduras Packet” (Captn Owen Bunker)  which anchored here in 1804.  Owen Folger Smith (sealing master) mad an early sketch plan of his journeys along the east coast

Port Adventure …… After a later sealer … sad that this name supersedes the more historic “Port Honduras”

Port Adventure, sails tours, stewart island


Port Adventure, Sails Tours, Stewart Island

Port Adventure, Sails Tours, Stewart Island



Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane are Solar Powered

Sails Ashore now produces 100 % of our electrical needs, and have cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" and exports excess electricity to the local grid.
Both have significantly reduced our carbon footprint



Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


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